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CNN
Jul 14, 2011 10:00pm EDT
quote to be that big of a deal. you listen to michele bachmann, a ton of these house republicans, just shut the thing down. that's the only way you get to do this thing. it's sinful to vote for this. by the way, a majority of the country, a majority of country says that they're not in favor of increasing the debt limit. that's just a fact. >> and you also have people like nancy pelosi saying that entitlement reform is absolutely off the table even after the president of her own party put it on the table. so there are people in both parties who are playing games with this. i just think it's a shame that a deal that would have both raised revenue, not tax rates, and reformed entitlements and cut spending has been on the table in washington, d.c. for six months and it hasn't gotten done. >> well, i don't know of a single democrat that said that that is no big deal if they
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 2:00am EDT
this thing started last sunday. as you say, the president has said he wants this big deal but this thing broke up today, the meeting ended with the president telling these leader toss go back to their members and ask them what do they think can pass and then report back to the president with something that they believe can pass by this saturday morning. they're not even having a meeting tomorrow. now, despite all that i am told by my sources that there's not a lot of optimism that this particular negotiating process here at the white house is going to actually end up leading to the real deal, and a lot of effort and attention is now turning to a different process that's happening in the u.s. senate and another alternate deal that's being worked out between the two senate leaders that could instead end up raising the debt ceiling. a lot of hope is centered there, anderson. >> basically what is that deal? what is that negotiation based on? that's harry reid and mitch mcconnell. >> it's a little complicated but it would effectively raise the debt ceiling which would allow for spending cuts
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